Showing posts with label 60 Second Adventures in Thought. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 60 Second Adventures in Thought. Show all posts

Friday, September 7, 2012

60 Second Economics Lessons

Last fall The Open University released a series of 60 Second Adventures in Thought. This week they released a new series of 60 second lessons. 60 Second Adventures in Economics is a series of six short videos explaining things like the Paradox of Thrift and Comparative Advantage. I've embedded the playlist below.


Applications for Education
60 Second Adventures in Economics is clearly not a replacement for actual lessons in economics, but they could be good introductions or reviews of a lesson.

H/T to Open Culture

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

60 Second Adventures in Thought

Here are some short thought-provoking animated videos from The Open University. 60 Second Adventures in Thought is a series of videos explaining six famous thought experiments. The videos are narrated by David Mitchell. Watch Schrodinger's Cat in the video below.



Applications for Education
If you're looking for some short conversation starters for your lessons in history, science, mathematics, or sociology take 60 seconds to show one of these videos to your students.